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Famous Authors Who Hated Each Other’s Writing

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imageFamous Authors Who Hated Each Other’s Writing  

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I’m with Twain. James Fennimore Cooper is the worst canonical writer in the history of canonical writing. 

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The satirical cartoons of Flannery O’Connor.

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JANE AUSTEN VINTAGE CLASSICS 

Jane Austen’s novels maintain a universally enduring appeal right up to this day and are loved both in print and as film and TV adaptations.

The aim for this updated set was to create a desirable look that would convey a modern and brave take on Austen’s traditional tales of love, family and status within society.

The illustrator of the series Leanne Shapton had this to say about her style:

"The nice thing about patterns is that they can evoke a certain mood or tone, but also be neutral. I loved creating a consistent handwritten label style for the six books and then thinking of which patterns might obliquely suit the titles. I think the patterns we chose quietly compliment and correspond to the stories. My favorite is Mansfield Park."

The full set comprising of Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility are published this week.

Oh these are lovely!

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Just a Poe boy.

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Just a Poe boy.

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Sir William Rothenstein


Soothing.

simena:

Sir William Rothenstein

Soothing.

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Death and coffee on Sunday.

I was a grump today so I just stayed home and read. Finished two books and a Kindle single, and that helped me feel like the day wasn’t a complete waste.
leasthelpful:

It’s kinda tough to warn someone who doesn’t know what words mean and hates pictures

Lulz for dayz.

leasthelpful:

It’s kinda tough to warn someone who doesn’t know what words mean and hates pictures

Lulz for dayz.

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Brilliant: Dinah Fried cooks and photographs meals from beloved books — Moby-Dick (above), Little Women, The Catcher in the Rye, Lolita, and more:

Reading and eating are natural companions, and they’ve got a lot in common. Reading is consumption. Eating is consumption. Both are comforting, nourishing, restorative, relaxing, and mostly enjoyable. They can energize you or put you to sleep. Heavy books and heavy meals both require a period of intense digestion. Just as reading great novels can transport you to another time and place, meals — good and bad ones alike — can conjure scenes very far away from your kitchen table. Some of my favorite meals convey stories of origin and tradition; as a voracious reader, I devour my favorite books.

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Brilliant: Dinah Fried cooks and photographs meals from beloved booksMoby-Dick (above), Little Women, The Catcher in the Rye, Lolita, and more:

Reading and eating are natural companions, and they’ve got a lot in common. Reading is consumption. Eating is consumption. Both are comforting, nourishing, restorative, relaxing, and mostly enjoyable. They can energize you or put you to sleep. Heavy books and heavy meals both require a period of intense digestion. Just as reading great novels can transport you to another time and place, meals — good and bad ones alike — can conjure scenes very far away from your kitchen table. Some of my favorite meals convey stories of origin and tradition; as a voracious reader, I devour my favorite books.

See more here.

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Eileen Myles by Mapplethorpe
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Eileen Myles by Mapplethorpe

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